A definitive guide to the sacred place trees hold for cultures around the world, exploring the natural history, folklore and symbolism that give each genus of tree its unique character and fascination. The Living Wisdom of Trees is a richly illustrated guide to the human significance of 55 trees, from alder (Alnus) to oak (Quercus), looking in particular at their botanical characteristics; their place in world myth, magic and folklore; their healing properties; and their practical contribution to society. Featuring beautiful hand drawn evocative illustrations by Lizzie Harper.
This book is a comprehensive, accessible, illustrated exploration of the fascinating science of colour. Organized by 50 of the most essential questions about color across a variety of fields (physics, chemistry, biology, technology, and psychology) Arielle and Joann Eckstut examine how and why we see colour,...
Alan Turing designed some of the earliest computers and was pivotal in the cracking of the Enigma code used by the German Navy. Tragically, his accomplishments were never fully recognised during his lifetime due to his homosexuality, then a crime in the UK. In 1952 he...
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
This double-sided 3m / 10 foot tape measure (metric on one side, imperial on the other) is filled with fascinating facts about lengths. For example, 34cm is the height of an Oscar; 9¾ inches is the length of a meerkat tail. Find out whether the...